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Hindu Holy sites ‘may offer clues to antibiotic resistance’

Hindu Holy sites ‘may offer clues to antibiotic resistance’

The Hindu holy sites in the Indian cities of Rishikesh and Haridwar attract millions of pilgrims each year – but they are now the destination for another group of devotees.Scientists trying to understand the rise of antibiotic resistance, considered by some to be the great health threat of our time, believe they could provide clues [...]

June 12, 2014 HHR World Focus 0

Post-Kumbh Mela, the Sangam presents an unholy sight

Post-Kumbh Mela, the Sangam presents an unholy sight

Almost two months have passed since the largest human gathering, the Maha Kumbh Mela, concluded here, registering a mammoth 100 million devotees over 55 days. Huge banners and hoardings welcomed visitors to an eco-friendly, ‘Green Kumbh,’ spread this time over an extensive 4,000 acres. While the Uttar Pradesh government receives accolades for its management of [...]

April 28, 2013 HHR India, News updates 0

Video: Harvard Business School at the Kumbh Mela

Video: Harvard Business School at the Kumbh Mela

Every 12 years Hindu pilgrims gather at the confluence of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers in northern India to bathe in the sacred waters. The gathering, known as the Kumbh Mela, is the world’s largest religious festival, drawing millions of people over 55 days, and culminating this year with the Shivaratri Snan bathing day on [...]

March 15, 2013 HHR Spirituality/Culture 0

Delhi braveheart to be honoured by female ascetics at Kumbh Mela

Delhi braveheart to be honoured by female ascetics at Kumbh Mela

Allahabad: Female ascetics taking part in the maha kumbh here will celebrate womanpower next month at a function where an award will be conferred posthumously on the Delhi braveheart, who went down fighting off injuries sustained during a fatal assault and gang-rape earlier on December 16. While the braveheart will be honoured in the presence [...]

January 21, 2013 HHR News updates 0